Julia Child's Reine De Saba (Queen of Sheba) Cake

85 mins (prep 30, cooking 55)
11 ingredients
8 servings
This is from Julia Child's first book, The French Chef. I learned so much from the early days of that show. This was my first attempt to make a cake from scratch when I was a wee one. My copy of The French Chef is pretty ragged. My boxer loved the book so much he ate the cover.

Categories:  european , easy , cakes , <-4-hours , french , low-in... , low-sodium , time-to-make , dessert ,
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Serving Size (59.04 g)
Servings 8
Amount per Serving
Calories 289.78 Calories from Fat 154.8
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 17.2g 211.66%
Saturated Fat 8.0g 320.09%
Trans Fat 0.49g %
Cholesterol 31.79mg 84.78%
Sodium 2.25mg 0.75%
Total Carbohydrate 32.21g 85.9%
Dietary Fiber 1.48 g 47.48%
Sugars 18.92 g %
Protein 3.42g 54.77%
Vitamin A 369.74IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 32.33mg% Iron 1.46mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
semisweet chocolate, unsweetened chocolate, strong coffee, pinch salt